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John Cowper Powys collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 136
Overview: The collection consists of miscellaneous letters by John Cowper Powys.
Dates: [ca. 1930-1963]

Vita Sackville-West papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 925
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, business and estate records, writings, lectures, and gardening papers. Correspondents include family members such as Lionel Edward Sackville-West, Victoria Sackville, Harold Nicolson, and Nigel Nicolson, and friends and lovers including Rosamund Grosvenor, Hilda Matheson, Gwen St. Aubyn, and Christopher St. John. Writings include typescripts and manuscripts for works including the novels ...
Dates: 1866-2003, bulk 1900-1960

George Augustus Sala collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 952
Overview: The George Augustus Sala Collection consists of papers accumulated by Ralph Straus in writing his biography of Sala; and autograph manuscript correspondence and writings by Sala acquired from other sources. Papers of Straus consist of autograph letters, signed, to and from Sala, members of his family, and others; autograph manuscript writings and notes by Sala; clippings of articles by and about Sala; photographs, engraved portraits, and printed caricatures of Sala; and autograph manuscript...
Dates: 1828-1942, bulk 1860-1895

Leonard Strong collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1084
Overview: The Leonard Strong Collection consists of autograph manuscripts and typescripts of poems, essays, short stories, and monographs; correspondence; and drawings by Strong which were acquired by the library over several decades. A group of materials acquired from James T. Babb include his correspondence with Strong and the book and manuscript dealer Bertram Rota.
Dates: 1923-1961

Angela Mackail Thirkell collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 283
Overview: Collection contains: holograph manuscript drafts of Thirkell's novels Private Enterprise and What Did it Mean?; correspondence between Thirkell and James Tinkham Babb, Barbara Waite Davidson, Gordon and Mary Haight, and others; third-party correspondence by Lance Thirkell, Laura Roberts Collins, C. A. Lejuene, and others; clippings and printed ephemera relating to Thirkell and her work; and computer media.
Dates: 1944-2003

Letters to Herbert Van Thal

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 464
Overview: Letters to Herbert Van Thal from various writers, critics, readers, and actors, including James Agate, Alan Dent, Adrian Conan Doyle, Roger Fulford, Elspeth Huxley, Noel Langley, James Pope-Hennessey, Leonard Russell and Paul Scott. Many letters concern projects proposed by Van Thal, such as memoirs by famous persons, or are in response to queries placed by Van Thal soliciting information or leads for compilations of letters he was preparing. Other letters concern his work as a writers' agent.
Dates: 1921-1980

Rebecca West collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 239
Overview: The collection contains letters to and from West, including extensive correspondences with Emanie Sachs Arling and Doris Stevens, as well as letters from Norman Mackenzie, Sara Tugander Melville, Jonathan Mitchell, Harold F. Rubinstein, and Reginald Turner; miscellaneous writings by West; and correspondence and memorabilia of West assembled by Gordon S. Haight.
Dates: 1913-[ongoing]